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April 13, 2021: Latest figures show increase of 2% in 2018-19 driven by energy sector and rise in methanol productionAn increase in New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions is a step in the wrong direction towards the country’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, say experts, who have called on the government to bring in more radi...
April 13, 2021: The call by executives to curb emissions comes ahead of the global climate summit the Biden administration is hosting April 22.
April 13, 2021: About 300 companies and dozens of European leaders on Tuesday called on the U.S. to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 below 2005 levels. Signatories of the business letter include tech giants Apple, Google and Microsoft, as well...
April 12, 2021: EcoCart, a company pitching consumers on ways to offset their carbon emissions for free at select merchants (with a browser extension!) has raised million in financing from Base10 Partners. Brands pay the company a commission to drive traffic to their websites under a standard affiliate marketing model and EcoCart ...
April 11, 2021: A frenzied weekend of shopping is underway, kicked off by Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Also, Volkswagen's emissions scandal puts a dent in its bottom line. Mark Albert reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
April 11, 2021: Carbon emissions in the first two months of 2021 were higher than in the first two pandemic-free months of 2020.
April 11, 2021: Volkswagen sales have plummeted 25% amid an emissions cheating scandal this year. Mike Spector is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and has reported extensively on the automaker amid the scandal. He joins CBSN with more on what Volkswagen needs to do to pick up sales.
April 8, 2021: Andium, a company focused on remote field monitoring of assets including oil and gas wells has just raised some not-insignificant cash in an investment round led by OGCI Climate Investments, a firm formed by the largest oil companies in the world. Launched in 2014 to “support” the targets laid out in the...
April 8, 2021: U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said Thursday he was “not confident, but hopeful” that China would be willing to partner with other countries on meeting carbon emission reduction targets.“I’m hopeful. Not confident at this point. I’m hopeful...
April 8, 2021: There’s new fallout from the emissions cheating scandal at Volkswagen. This year, the automaker overtook Toyota as the world's largest carmaker by sales. It happened three years ahead of the company's target. But investors punished Volkswagen's stock after the company's lie about emissions data. Can Volkswagen sta...
April 7, 2021: The healthcare climate footprint is equivalent to the greenhouse gas emissions from 514 coal-fired plants but health workers are finding ways to cut wasteLois Wessel used to work as a labor and delivery nurse in community clinics in Maryland. She remembers that every time a baby was born, she would see a beautiful l...
April 7, 2021: The proposal will erase the Trump administration's relaxation of standards put in place just one year ago.
April 6, 2021: Exclusive: Experts in court challenge to £27bn programme say official emissions calculations dramatically underestimate figuresCarbon emissions from England’s planned £27bn roadbuilding programme will be about 100 times greater than the government has stated, according to expert witnesses in a court challenge.En...
April 6, 2021: A report by TD Bank suggests up to three-quarters of those working in the oil and gas sector could lose their jobs over the next three decades as Canada works toward its greenhouse gas emission targets.
April 6, 2021: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preparing to propose stricter emissions standards for vehicles by the end of July, EPA Administrator Michael Regan said Tuesday. Regan told Bloomberg News in an interview that the new...
April 6, 2021: HAPPY TUESDAY!!! Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news.Today we’re looking at progressive hopes that environmental aspects of Biden’s infrastructure proposal remain intact, what EPA administrator Regan...
April 5, 2021: An appeals court judge on Friday agreed to pause a lawsuit seeking to overturn a Trump administration rule on emissions standards and fuel economy.More than 50 public interest groups and local and state governments had sued over the so-called Safer...
April 5, 2021: For four years, America’s president didn’t rank climate change as a priority, but the nation was still making considerable progress on clean energy.
April 5, 2021: A panel of federal appeals judges Washington, D.C., on Monday nixed a Trump administration rule that would have prevented the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from setting greenhouse gas limits on multiple polluting industries. The rule,...
April 5, 2021: WEREN’T WE JUST HERE? Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news.Today, a major Biden administration campaign promise on clean power has a fight ahead of it; a lawsuit over a Trump administration emissions...
April 2, 2021: In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the committee seeking to reduce Canada's emissions to net zero by 2050 and how climate change could affect hurricanes.
March 31, 2021: Beijing's pledge to be carbon neutral by 2060 will significantly benefit several companies in both China and the U.S., Morgan Stanley analysts predict.
March 31, 2021: Richer nations also urged to ensure make-or-break climate talks this year are a successThe world’s richest G7 group of countries must double the amount of finance they are offering to poor countries to help them cut greenhouse gas emissions and cope with the impacts of climate breakdown to make vital climate talks...
March 30, 2021: Heatwaves to double and many properties will be uninsurable if global heating reaches 3C, Australian Academy of Science saysGlobal heating of 3C would more than double the number of annual heatwaves in some parts of Australia, leave properties uninsurable due to flood and fire risk, and make many of the country’s ...
March 30, 2021: Dubbed Net Zero plus Nature, the commitment includes a reduction in emissions and investing in the regeneration of important ecosystems.